BCFR News & Stories

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Supported Living

Catching the Holiday Crafting Bug

This past holiday season, several people participating in the Supported Living program came down with a bug—the crafting bug! To celebrate the holiday season, an ornament-making party…

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Support Coordination

Mustafa is Motivated to Move

For three-year-old Mustafa, the freedom of moving on his own is a new concept that he seems to enjoy. Boone County Family Resources funded the adaptation of…

Josh handing food through the drive-thru window
Life and Work Connections

Work Crew Experience Gives Josh the Advantage

Josh is a junior in high school and has started planning for what life will look like after high school graduation. He took part in the Teens…

Sydney smiles as her date picks her up and twirls her around.
Support Coordination

A Dream Come True

Sydney is enjoying every bit of her senior year at Rock Bridge High School. She likes her classes, participates in several extracurricular activities, including cheerleading, and says…

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Supported Living

A Night with Michael Jackson

Several individuals participating in the Supported Living program enjoyed a special treat in November—a Michael Jackson concert! A Michael Jackson impersonator named Danny Dash Andrews put on…

Kara holds an apple at the salad bar.
Life and Work Connections

IPS Works for Kara

Since October 2016, the agency has been piloting an Individual Placement and Support (IPS) supported employment model for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, in partnership with the Division…

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Support Coordination

Smart Watches Support Building Good Habits

For people of all abilities, young and old, having a daily routine is important. Routines help people remember to take care of daily personal needs and to…

Alex holds a mop in a bucket.
Life and Work Connections

Battle High Students Join Afternoon Work Crew

Boone County Family Resources Life & Work Connections program offers paid job training to help youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities gain skills for their future. Participants…

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Agency News

BCFR Holiday Card Design Contest

Do you like to draw, paint, collage or take photographs? BCFR is having a holiday card design contest! We are looking for a person served by the…